The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) was created on on 16 February 2021

The HaDEA manages European programmes and initiatives on behalf of the European Commission. 

It works closely together with its parent Directorate-Generals which are focused on legislative and strategic tasks in policy making. These are namely DG CNECT, DEFIS, GROW, RTD and SANTE which is the lead DG for the HaDEA.

The HaDEA addresses the European Commission’s ambition to help rebuild a post-COVID-19 Europe at its heart, which will be greener, more digital, more resilient and better fit for the current and forthcoming challenges.

The HaDEA will contribute to above ambition by implementing the following programmes (with indicative budget):

The HaDEA is based in Brussels.